tieback

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noun tie·back \ˈtī-ˌbak\

Definition of tieback

  1. 1 :  a decorative strip or device of cloth, cord, or metal for draping a curtain to the side of a window

  2. 2 :  a curtain with a tieback —usually used in plural

1926

First Known Use of tieback

1926


TIEBACK Defined for English Language Learners

tieback

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noun tie·back \ˈtī-ˌbak\

Definition of tieback for English Language Learners

  • : a cord or piece of cloth, metal, etc., that is used for holding a curtain to the side of a window

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